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Regulation (EC) No 1406/2002

establishing the objectives and tasks, the internal structure and functioning and the financial requirements of EMSA. It was published on 5 August 2002 in the Official Journal of European Communities.

EMSA in a Nutshell

  • Tagline: Quality shipping, safer seas, cleaner oceans
  • Set up in 2002, 200+ employees
  • Headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Budget (2015): € 54.2m
  • One of 44 Agencies of the EU
  • Executive Director: Markku Mylly